Taiwan: Part 3

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If you are just joining the series, Part 1 and Part 2 of our trip through Taiwan are just a click away.  Today, I am sharing days five through seven in Taiwan.  Yushan National Park is right in the center of Taiwan.  We decided not to do a full circle by traveling all the way to the southern tip.  We heard it gets packed during holidays and since we are coming from Thailand, beaches were not a priority.  From Yushan we started our return back towards Taipei.  We stopped at Alishan, Hsinchu, and XinXing Hot Springs along the way.

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Busy Bags

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Spring break is here and many of you are preparing to use this time for a small getaway!  Busy bags are the best!  I love that they are a great alternative to screen usage.  There are some really great ideas out there on Pinterest and other blogs.  It is super easy to make them and they are life savers on any trip.  Here are some highlights from the busy bags we have been using on our most recent trips.

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Busy bags, coloring book, reading book, and backpack.

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Taiwan Part 2

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I finally got around to posting more from our Taiwan trip.  If you missed the first post of our first two days of Taiwan, click here.

Taiwan Day 3

Taroko Gorge, Taroko National Park

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Our Week in Pictures

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I think our weekly picture posts are becoming a little too wordy.  Rather than share every detail of our days, which can be a little redundant, I have decided to just share some highlights.  For the particularly interesting activities and events, I will do separate longer posts.

 

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Swimming with Let’s Asia, Bangkok.

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Taiwan Part 1

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Earlier this month, we spent part of our winter break in Taiwan.  It was not at all what I imagined it to be!  Taiwan is an island off the coast of mainland China that is two-thirds mountain from north to south and one third rolling plains in the west.  We spent the majority of our time outdoors exploring the national parks.  There is just something about forests and mountains that bring a sense of peace and calmness to your soul, Alhamdulillah (praise be to God).

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